Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: August 7-14, 2017

Each week we compile a summary of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals and safety alerts that the public should be aware of for their safety and so that they can make informed decisions.

26 Recalls to be aware this week.

Medical Devices & Equipment:

  • Liquid-filled Intragastric Balloon Systems: Letter to Healthcare Providers – Potential Risks.


    Pravastatin Sodium TabletsRecalled Pravastatin Sodium Tablets
  • International Laboratories, LLC Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of One (1) Lot of Pravastatin Sodium Tablets USP, 40mg Packaged in Bottles of 30 Tablets Due to Mislabeling NDC # 54458-925-16; Lot # 115698A.
  • Voluntary Nationwide Recall of all Liquid Products Manufactured by Pharmatech LLC and Distributed by Leader Brand, Major Pharmaceuticals, and Rugby Laboratories Due to Possible Product Contamination.
  • Sterile Drug Products from Vital Rx, dba Atlantic Pharmacy and Compounding: FDA Alert – Lack of Sterility Assurance.


Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories:

Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements:

    Recalled German Chocolate Cake
    Recalled German Chocolate Cake
  • Schnucks Bakery Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Pecans in German Chocolate Cake Labeled as “Schnucks Bakery Deluxe Petite Cake Chocolate Iced Yellow”
  • Raspberry mousse cakes recalled in Canada for norovirus.
  • The Comfy Cow Recalls Pints of Ice Cream Due To Possible E. Coli Contamination and/or High Coliform Counts.
  • MADHAVA Natural Sweeteners Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in its 13.8 oz. MMM… Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix.
  • Maradol Papayas
    Recalled Maradol Papayas
  • Freshtex Produce Recalls “Valery” Brand Maradol Papayas Due to Possible Health Risk.
  • Luvo recalls mislabeled Chicken Chile Verde. The product contains eggs and fish (anchovies), allergens not declared on the label.
  • D & D Foods recalls pepperoni pizzas. The products contain soy lecithin, an allergen not declared on the label.
  • Recalled Meat Pie
    Recalled Meat Pie
  • Corn Maiden Foods recalls Morrison Aussie Travelers’ Pies. The product contains monosodium glutamate not declared on the label.
  • Kenosha Beef International, LTD. Recalls Beef Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens.
  • Good Food Concepts, LLC. Recalls Beef Products Due To Possible E. Coli O26 Contamination.
  • Dierbergs Markets Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Fish (Bonito and Cod), Lobster, Crab, Shrimp, Soy and Wheat in Product.
  • Litehouse Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg in Product.
  • recalled eggs
    Recalled Eggs
  • Michigan farm recalls shell eggs because of Salmonella.
  • Taylor Farms Retail, Inc. Recalls Coleslaw Kits Due To Undeclared Milk Allergen.

Infant & Children Products:

  • Meijer Recalls Children’s Swimsuits Due to Choking Hazard. The snaps on the swimsuit can detach, posing a choking hazard to the child.


    Man using VaporizerRecalled Vaporizer
  • Firewood Recalls Vaporizers Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert). An electrical short can occur in the vaporizer, posing a fire hazard.
  • NVIDIA Recalls European Plug Heads Sold with Power Adaptors Due to Electric Shock Hazard. The plug heads can break exposing metal prongs, posing an electric shock hazard.


fda.gov, cspc.gov, usda.gov, reuters.com, safekids.org, goodhousekeeping.com, consumeraffairs.com, foodsafetynews.com, usatoday.com, autoblog.com, powersportsbusiness.com, roadandtrack.com, uscgboating.org, wemakeitsafer.com, guns.com

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Attorney Paul d’Oliveira has been practicing personal injury and disability law for over 30 years. He started his personal injury law practice in 1989 with two offices in Fall River, MA and East Providence, RI. Today his firm has 16 offices in RI and Southeastern, MA.

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